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eight people, and injured more than 200 others, last year. lawyers say survivors and rick tim family will have the awards in hand by june. good afternoon everyone i'm ukee washington. i'm jessica dean. "eyewitness news" reporter joe holden is live near crash scene in port richmond with the very latest details on this settlement, he joe. >> good afternoon. that infamous section of rail is just over my shoulder where amtrak train 188, wrecked eight dead, 200 hurt. they reached a 265 million-dollar settlement, federal judge approved a deal setting up what lawyers say is largest settlement ever reached in the u.s., rail disaster. >> this is a, settlement, that is from inception, to resolution, will, be one of the quickest this is history
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of large mass tort, the catastrophe. >> reporter: eight people were killed, 200 others her night of may 12th 2015, when amtrak train, torpedoed into a sharp curve in the cities port richmond section. train, zoomed into the section of the track and doubled the posted speed. federal investigate founded that the conductor was distract. amtrak declined to comment on the settlement but attorneys say victim will be granted hearings in court, it will then be up to a federal judge, to approve recommendations, on award. >> it will be efficient for these victims, and most importantly, it will be timely. because they have continued to suffer. >> reporter: congress initially capped settlement amount at 200 million-dollar, and the attorneys were successful in increasing it f not for deal, lawyers say 125 individual cases, would have been left to meander through the court system. >> absent this program, what would have happened would be a course of a 125 or more
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lawsuits, going forward, each would have to be subject to a jury trial. >> but there is still work to to, however, attorneys say that they hope that all of the award and all of these cases are handed out by next june. live along northeast corridor in port richmond joe holden for cbs-3 "eyewitness news". there are new development tonight surrounding an anthem controversy at last night's 76ers game. sources say the singer was not allowed, to sing because of the jersey she was wearing signed a contract which allows the team to pull her from the spotlight. "eyewitness news" reporter greg argos is live with more on this, greg. >> reporter: and jessica, good afternoon. the those sources tell us that inning iser seven had to sign that contract with the organization, the 76ers, and that contract prevented her from making any type of political statement touring her performance which is why she was pulled from the spotlight as you mentioned, this afternoon though, we talk with legal experts, they weighed in on this
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controversy. >> ♪ flag was still there >> reporter: this is rab artist seven streeter inning ising the national the anthem. rather it is a backup wednesday night at 76ers home opener, after seven says the that the sixers organization band her from inning ising because of what she was wearing. >> the organization is telling me i cannot because i'm wearing a we matters jersey. >> shame on the 76ers period. >> reporter: the pennsylvania chapter president for black lives matter says that he is appalled about what he says is censorship. >> she did not have a black lives matter t-shirt on we matter t-shirt and sixers took that, as being associated with the black lives matter movement. >> reporter: in a statement the sixers organization say they encourage meaningful action to drive social change and will continue to use their platform to improve the community. sources tell cbs-3 that the singer signed a contract saying she would not make any political statements at the game, even still entertainment law experts question the
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team's decision. >> they are shooting a mosquito with an elephant again. >> reporter: simon rosen believes seven shirt was not insightful and could be interpreted in a non-political way. >> it can be a metaphor for lack of relationship between perhaps sixers hierarchy and the people in philadelphia. >> reporter: so his advice to the team is this. >> i would invite her back, have her sing, let her wear her shirt, and move on and let's win some games. >> reporter: ukee and jessica, it appears that this controversy is far from over. asa cleve the organizers of the black lives matter movement said he plans to have his organization march here in front of the wells fargo center in the next few days. we're live at wells fargo center, i'm greg argos for cbs-3 "eyewitness news". >> as you can tell, by greg's gear a rainy and cold thursday would be just a speed bum top a better weekend. lets find out.
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meteorologist kate bio is at eastern state penitentiary with the the first look the at the forecast, kate. >> reporter: ukee, weather today has been a little bit on the creepy side. it the is, really setting the tone for tonight here at terror behind the walls at eastern state penitentiary. we thought it would be fun to take you to the staging room where they get ready, where they turn regular people into the people that will scare the lights out of some folks later tonight. coming up we will show you make up that they to, we will show you a couple of these people how they transform them into zombies and monsters and gules, but first, let's talk burr forecast. this is mainly indoors, outdoor areas but you can stay generally dry coming out tonight and that is a good thing. take a peak at storm scan three it is looking very green. we have steady rain moving across the area and even the threat, still for some freezing rain up in the poconos. the as we zoom up there you can see flashes of pink as temperatures hovered near freezing all day. look at the temperatures right
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now mount pocono just climbed above freezing mark to 33, only in the mid 50's right now in philadelphia, and surrounding areas so this is all rain for us but it will keep coming through the rest of tonight. quick look the at your freezing rain advisory until 6:00 o'clock tonight. if your travels take you toward poconos watch out for slick spots on the roads outside. coming up we will tell you how long this this rain will last, and got some good news for upcoming weekend and it will be a very, very busy weekend here at eastern state penitentiary, it will take you behind the scenes. we have got exposed muscle, we have got boils being put on peoples faces and i'm getting a little creeped out being in the green room. you will too. stay tuned for that. we will send it back inside to you. >> we will see you in a bit, thank you. authorities arrested a man they believe stole a brass railing outside union league. philadelphia a police arrested 50 year-old reginald last night. investigators say it cast caught the on security running from the scene early monday morning. prosecutors say he tore a
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6-foot section of the railing from that staircase, causing the stone steps to crumble, damage is now estimated at $100,000. former rutgers university roommate of tyler clemente has pleaded guilty to attempted invasion of privacy. ravi was event isens todd probation and 30 days in jail but under a plea agreement he won't serve any additional time behind bars. last month a new jersey appeals court tossed out his 15 count conviction because of the change in state law and ordered a new trial. clemente killed himself in 2010 after being captured on a webb cam kissing another man. septa is urging bus, subway and trolley ride tours start thinking of the another way to get around philadelphia next week if union workers go on strike. the both side returned to the bargaining table today, more than 5700 members of the transport workers union are set to walk off the job as soon as tuesday after their contract expired. union officials say sticking points include pension, health care issues.
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septa has posted a contingency plan, on its web site in case of a strike. regional rail trains are not impacted. in campaign 2016 new polls out today and key battle ground states show the race between hillary clinton and donald trump tightening. this comes as hacked e-mails caused more embarrassment for clinton campaign and donald trump is responding. it is a first in this campaign hillary clinton and first lady michelle obama appearing together. >> it takes a level of generosity of spirit to do what hillary has done in her career and her life. >> reporter: mrs. obama has become a powerful alley for the democratic nominee. >> i think you're getting the eye tea here that i believe everything that we care about is at stake in this election. so you've got to vote. >> reporter: hacked e-mails from the clinton campaign are getting more attention, wikileaks published a 12 page
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memo from doug band, former aid to former president bill clinton where he said he pushed corporations that donated to the foundation to also provide quote in kind services for president and his family, personal travel, hospitality, vacations and the like. trump campaign pounded on the wikileaks e-mail calling it proof for pay to play. >> mr. band called the arrangement unorthodox. the rest of us call it out right corrupt. >> reporter: trump's running mate mike pence also sounded off. >> literally some are calling it bill clinton incorporated. >> reporter: latest national poll shows trump narrowing gap with clinton to just three points. and today maryland joined list of the early voting states, bringing the total to 34. voters will make history on tuesday, november the eighth, we are just, 12 days away, from election day. well, have you been targeted on the telephone? government officials announced a major bust of an overseas
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call center targeting innocent americans. details are next. if you pay with plastic jim donovan has advice for keeping your credit cards safe from skimmers. more than a month after amad kahn rahami was taken in custody and charged with bombings we will get a firsthand look at what happened when police officers discover him sleeping in the linden, new jersey doorway. we will show you. new account of the night kim kardashian west said she was tied up and robbed at gunpoint, what did the robbers really want? we have a live report from hollywood in our next half an hour we will be right
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like me, she has pennsylvania working class roots, biden: this is what i know about katie mcginty - and she's never abandoned them. hard work. family. playing it straight. that's katie. and the ads attacking her? they're a bunch of malarkey. katie's career is about looking out for families like yours. creating jobs, keeping our environment safe. she's a wife, a mom, a basketball fan, a homework supervisor. she's like you and she'll fight for you in the
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united states senate. i'm katie mcginty and i approve this message. i've seen what can happen as the result of hate. my son matt was murdered in laramie, wyoming, in 1998. he was befriended by two men in a bar who pretended to be gay. they offered him a ride home, and when he was in their car, they robbed him and beat him. they drove matt out to the prairie and tied him to a split-rail fence, then beat him some more and left him for dead. in the aftermath of matt's death, my family saw the best of america in the love and support we were shown. so when i see the hate that donald trump has brought to his campaign for president, it terrifies me. i'd like to punch him in the face, i'll tell ya. ahh, i don't know what i said, uhh, i don't remember. he's a mexican. i could stand in the middle of fifth avenue and shoot somebody, and i wouldn't... words have an influence. violence causes pain. hate can rip us apart. i know what can happen as the result of hate, and donald trump should never be our president.
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priorities usa action is responsible for the content of this advertising. there is some problems with montgomery county's 911 service, a contractor accidentally cut a line that delivers calls to the emergency center. so officials say if you are calling 911 with a land line right now you are probably going to get a busy signal. hang up, call back or you can try 911 with your cell phone. officials say it could take several hours to fully restore that service. department of justice announced charge is a begins 61 groups and individual here in the u.s. and a broad broad that are tied tie call center operation based in india. the agency has callers pose as tax and immigration agents with the goal of extorting money out of unsuspecting
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victims. >> this criminal network used a variety of schemes, to trick, frightened, individual, over the phone, by tapping in their worst fears. that they would be arrested, they would be deported. they would face other problems with the u.s. government or with state and local law enforcement authorities. once the rick tim was hooked, the call center's relied on a network of u.s. based associates to cash out and launder the fund as quickly as possible. >> the justice department says that for nearly four years the criminal enterprise trick 15,000 people out of more than 300 million-dollar. they a allegedly laundered the extorted fund through use of prepaid debit card. from stores to gas stations scam artists are always finding new creative ways to rip people off. in three on your side consumer report jim donovan has advice to keep you from being targeted when you pay with plastic. >> reporter: from shopping, dining, groceries and gas, paying with plastic is a part
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of every day life. but sometimes the simple task of filling up your tank can end up emptying your bank account. nicole mccormack says that she has had her information skimmed several times, adding up to about $10,000, stolen from her account. even though insurance is covered by those losses, it is still a major hassle. >> my card was immediately shut off. there i am without high debit card for five to seven days. worst parties i have it tied to so many things these days, whether it is automatic bill pay, or renewal of a gym membership or whatever it is. so now i have to go in every single time and redo all of that. >> least intrusive, quickest way to take somebody's money from their bank. >> reporter: experts say skimming can happen pretty much anywhere but most popular spots are atm's and gas stations. >> thinks the the whole manufactured skimming tea advise you would find inside a gas station pump. this would plug into where the terminal would normally use it
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and plug it in the other end in the pay to point system, and right there you're done, that is it. >> reporter: economic crimes investigators matt le force says often thieves access machines with stolen keys, and many of moved on to using blue tooth to transmit information from the pump, to a lap top to tablet hidden in a nearby vehicle. his advice take a second before swiping, to see if anything looks out of place or damaged. the as for nicole. >> i'm trying to be careful but, you know, who knows where else maybe it will start to happen next. >> reporter: fraud experts also suggest that filling up at pump closest to the cashier as criminals are less likely to try and lay a skimmer right in front of the an attendant. reporting for three on your side, i'm jim donovan. it has been a rainy, cold, miserable days. >> it looks like night will not get much better. the meteorologist kate bilo live at eastern state penitentiary and kate, this might be a nice night for halloween adventure inside.
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>> inside, would be the way to go and yes, this place is starting to grow on me as you can see. we've got everything from zombie nurses, we have got escaped wristers in, we've got this guy, which my kids might tell you looks like me helpgot they wake me up too early the in the morning. the just a a little bit. slight resemblance there. we will talk about the weather and bring you back here and talk to the makeup director and one of the people scarring tonight. quick look outside, it is creepy outside as well. perfect night to be here. i can tell you as sun starts to go down it is starting to feel erie even back here in the well lit green room but we will start off with the live look at the poconos in broadheadsville where they have had freezing rain issues. the it is looking foggy and nasty, storm scan three shows what is going on. we have a system bringing rain to most of us but cold enough in the pocono region that we have seen some freezing rain today. as we zoom across the region
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it is not ending anytime soon. we have period of rain throughout the next couple of hours what to expect? moving forward through tonight this evening period of rain, there may be rumble of thunder or two. it clears out. it will be breezy. tomorrow is clear, lots of sunshine but it is cool and it is a bit blustery. your surface map shows temperatures in the 50's with gusty wind, over weekend, improvement, weekend looks beautiful. we have got 70's both saturday and sunday. saturday your better day to get outside. sunday a chance for afternoon shower. we have mentioned blustery conditions, take a quick look at future win gusts, tomorrow wind could gust to 25 to 30 miles an hour. it will feel like a fall day with those leaves blowing around. tonight we have period of rain and maybe a rumble of thunder. we will gradually clear out 48 y sunny, breezy, cool at 57. your three day forecast brings us a cool day and then two warm days, great finish to the month of october, great time this weekend to get out and do
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all of those fall activity that maybe you have not gotten a chance to do just yet. one place that will be packed maybe buy your tickets now. we are at eastern state penitentiary, back live in the green room. i will introduce to you lauren, make or director here, my goodness they are really creeping me out. this is not fake. you look terrifying. i am not sure what is she supposed to be. >> one of our bloodline nurses, she will be there at top of the show to help you opt in for the event active scare. >> people can wear a glow necklace and be grabbed by characters. >> absolutely, it is your option, you can choose to be opt in or not but you can be grabbed, split from your group and interrogated in separate cell blocks. >> that sound terrifying. >> how long would make up, hair, costume job like this usually take for you. >> we have this look about 15 minutes there is 15 minutes in the show some people get three minutes, some people get 30 minutes and it depend how much face time you get.
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>> how many people do you personally make up per night here. >> approximately 180 actor for the show and there is four, one hair stylist, and two and a half hours to to everything. >> my goodness. >> we are getting ready at 7:00 doors opened tonight and this is one of the characters that may be really scarring a few folks tonight. coming up we will talk to the creative director and tell but what you can expect here this weekend but for now, back to you. >> really looking in the screen there. >> going back and forth, yeah, thanks kate, a appreciate it. eastern state penitentiary is scary but this next story sound terrifying. >> being awake but unable to move and having hallucinations, health reporter stephanie stahl has details on a scary disorder, leslie. >> reporter: on the field malcolm jenkins has been a dominant safety but his mom knows a things or two about defense. coming up we will introduce you to his mother and battle in one knows they for
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robert kearney: i fought for my country in kosovo and iraq, and i've been a republican all my life. but i'm the father of three girls. i can't stand hearing donald trump call women pigs, dogs, and bimbos...and i sure don't want my daughters hearing it. i want my girls to grow up proud and strong, in a nation where they're valued and respected. donald trump's america is not the country i fought for. so, i'm voting for hillary clinton. hillary clinton: i'm hillary clinton and i approve this message.
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leslie is joining us with a look at sports and you've got the very interesting interview. >> if you will look around nfl it is breast cancer awareness month. if you watch the games you will notice pink cleats, towels, gloves but for eagles safety malcolm jenkins, this is all personal. >> gives it, he is hit and it is thrown for an interception. it is picked off. running with the football is jenkins. jenkins, scores. >> on the field malcolm jenkins plays safety, off the field he is a husband, father and son. meet malcolm's mom gwenn lynn, she necessary about defense, in fact, good defense against a devastating disease and how early detection saved her life. >> i always was conscious of taking care of myself and what i couldn't zoomed in my body, and we don't have a history of cancer in my family. so, to get the diagnosis, just
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from a routine mammogram, seeing a spec on the film and then coming back with the diagnosis of cancer, it was shocking. >> reporter: so she under played the diagnosis. >> when i didn't hear any worry, i just didn't worry. so i figured it would be something that based off her deheeneer that she could obviously beat and that has been the case. that is a recurring theme. >> reporter: malcolm dealt with his own cancer scare and didn't even know it, once again his mom playing defense for her son. >> i had a trauma to my elbow and started to calcify. the first time we got the x-ray, they saw something on the tape and all i knew is that we had to now go to philly, children's hospital, they didn't tell me why, but come to find out they thought it was cancer. >> pediatrician had said it was cancer, bone cancer, and that he would have to have his
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arm amputated. this is his freshman year of high school. of course, we will not just believe that, this was my diagnosis, added to this, and so we made several trips here to philadelphia, ironically, to learn that it was not cancer. he was actually scheduled for surgery when we came back. >> only reason i knew that when they came back home, we told my grandmother and she is like thank god it is not cancer. i'm like cancer. you know, what? >> it is important to stay positive, even in the worst case diagnosis. >> reporter: malcolm's mom has been cancer free for five years and it is something he never loses sight of. >> you hear other peoples stories and you recognize how blessed and how lucky i am to still have my mom sitting with me. >> wow. >> how about that. >> not only staying positive but believing that. >> yes. >> buy in. >> exactly.
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exactly. >> right here to chop. >> how about that. >> several times. >> thanks, leslie. coming up next half an hour, what did the robbers really want? new details from a new account of what has happened the night kim kardashian was tied up and robbed at gunpoint. a live report from hollywood up next. philadelphia's yards brewing company is relocating i'm john mcdevitt and we will tell you why they are on the move and what it means to the city and to its customers. and new at 6:00 tonight a recipe for success and it all came together right here in philadelphia, it is all in the
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new details emerging in the kim kardashian west
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robbery, the hotel concierge said the robbers didn't want her jewelry, although they reportedly got the away with millions of dollars worth of jewels. the news continues at 5:30. hi everyone i'm jessica dean. aim's ukee washington. concierge spoke exclusively to entertainment tonight. kevin frazier joins us from hollywood. hey kevin, good to see you, is what update. >> always good to see you. this man was held at gunpoint with kim inside that regional hotel and our jennifer paris point blank asked him the question that is on a lot of peoples mind. >> a lot of people all over the world that are questioning this. basically was this a publicity stunt was this just for the reality show. >> no, it is not a reality show and really kim is very shocked. i feel her shock, up until now. it wasn't fake. >> i opened up the door, the guys come by and they pulled the door with force and they
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put the gun on me. he told me don't look at me. >> so you were handcuffed in front of you. >> yes. >> then they went to, what did they do with kim? did they tie her hand up as well. >> yes. >> so they tie her ankles together. >> yes. >> hear hand were tied. her ankle where is tied. >> and tape on her mouth. the guy was asking for money, money, money, money. she believed they were there for her ring. at that moment, she gave her ring. >> she puts the ring in his pocket and then what did he said. >> money, money. >> cash. >> yeah. >> is there so much more to this interview. you will hear what the night watchman told bus powe text other targets at that apartment complex, that is all tonight on et. ukee and jessica back to you. fascinating stuff. >> it is such a story thanks very much. we will talk to you soon.
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see interview and more hollywood news at 7:00 o'clock right here on cbs-3. newly released body camera shows the moment police stumbled upon terror suspect planting bombs in new jersey and new york. >> where do you live. >> i'm home less. >> officers found accused bomber amad ra him i, sleeping in the doorway of the pub in union county. he was shot during a gunfight. two officers were also hurt. authorities say ra home i's bomb hurt 31 people last moth. the 28 year-old afghan native is in federal prison facing a list of charges. tonight more after shocks are striking central italy. two powerful earthquakes hit region on wednesday, the largest, was a magnitude 6.1, and some of the damage was caught on camera. no injuries were reported, but the power is out, those quakes hit in the far from the location of the august earthquake, and nearly 300
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people were killed in that disaster. in iraq officials are reporting more progress in the battle for most you will. today iraqi forces seized tunnels created by ice is in a village on the outskirts of mosul. pace have have of fighting has slowed in the most offensive iraqi forces consolidate positions along northern and eastern front. isis militants have deployed suicide car bombs, and fired mortar round to slow down advance of the iraqi troops. britain's queen elizabeth unveiled a grand new tribute to her late mother. joined by her son prince charles queen revealed a bronze culture of the queen mother. charles is building an experimental village on land he owns there set to open up in 2025 and new sculpture of his grandmother sits in the the town square. philadelphia's new museum of the american revolution is adding yet another one of a kind exhibit. >> workers put the finishing touches on a 18-foot tall liberty tree reproduction. liberty tree is where colonies
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were debating issues of the day including the fight for independence. the it includes a piece of the real liberty tree from annapolis, maryland. museum opens up next april. well, philadelphia's yards brewing company is on the move. well known craft beer and brewery is relocate to go a high tech facility. >> john mcdevitt from kyw news radio tells us why they are making a change and what it means for their beer loving customers. >> ♪ >> reporter: they are crossing the delaware, a avenue that is, yards co founder, dressed in his rendition of george washington was waiting for a boat on wheels, being pulled by his employees, traveling from the existing bluery near delaware avenue and spring garden to the future site near fifth and spring garden. the case of indian pale ale that dates back to the 1700's was also on board. >> kind of the beer that made journey so that is why we got the boat making the journey. >> reporter: he has been in business for 22 years and happy to call philadelphia
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home. >> we have out grew our old place. we want to get into cans, we want to get into a bigger operation, bigger taste room, we have tourist tomorrow come into town. >> reporter: new facility will be more than 07,000 square feet this facility will allow to us get bigger but we don't want to go any bigger than new york and d.c. we want to have that in the market, be part of the local beer scene. >> reporter: mayor jim kenney tapped the ceremonial first case. >> to yard. >> cheers. >> reporter: toast to yards relocation and a expansion in philadelphia. new brewery is expect to be operational, in the fall of next year. john mcdevitt for kyw news radio for cbs-3 "eyewitness news". >> cheers. >> yes. still ahead a sleep disorder that sound like it is straight out of a horror movie. >> you are unable to move and awake and might have hallucinations. health reporter stephanie stahl explains sleep parallel zest, what causes and how to
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avoid it. >> soon you'll be able able to a explore the discovery in 3-d and anywhere. i'm weijia jiang at national air and space museum in virginia with the sneak peak coming up. and eyewitness weather team is working hard on your forecast. >> meteorologist lauren casey has preview of your weekend, lauren. after this damp, dreary thursday conditions will improve dramatically as we head in the upcoming weekend with a big warm up in store, high temperatures cruising up to 70 degrees in the city and hang into our sunday as well. beautiful conditions, to kick off the weekend down the shore upper 60's with sunshine, less windy conditions, and we will hang on the to the cloud in the poconos but couple mild days for saturday and sunday with high temperatures in the upper 50's to near 60 degrees. we will be right
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like me, she has pennsylvania working class roots, biden: this is what i know about katie mcginty - and she's never abandoned them. hard work. family. playing it straight. that's katie. and the ads attacking her? they're a bunch of malarkey. katie's career is about looking out for families like yours. creating jobs, keeping our environment safe. she's a wife, a mom, a basketball fan, a homework supervisor. she's like you and she'll fight for you in the united states senate. i'm katie mcginty and i approve this message.
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well, wal-mart says customer's number one request for upcoming holiday season is quicker check out. >> retailer is deploying thousands of holiday helpers that can open up extra cash registers, they will grabbed items shoppers forgot so they don't lose their place in line. >> apple unveiled its first new mack book pro in four years. company showed off two new, 13-k book pro notebooks. both faster than previous models. apple says they have better graphics, flatter keyboard, slimmer body and larger track pad. computers are available now. >> new stuff looks so nice. >> old wife's tail debunked, new study say remedy for a painful ailment just does not work. we have tea
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when government bureaucrats refused to approve a cancer vaccine equally for both girls and boys, i stepped in to change that rule. when my own party held up recovery funds after sandy hit us, i took them on and won. and when veterans were forced to travel out of state for health care, i brought in new local clinics and expanded services. but there's much more to do. my mission is to protect south jersey's way of life. i'm frank lobiondo and i approve this message. scary nightmare scenarios are real for people that suffer from an unusual sleep disorder. >> health reporter stephanie stahl is here to explain, this sound terrible. >> reporter: really scary. many people have an occasional nightmare but some have a disorder where they are awake, living through some frightening situations, and, they are unable to move.
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scared, instead of resting peacefully, for these people the hours spent sleeping, they are instead, plunged into a world of horror unable to do anything about it. >> it is really terrifying. >> it was probably most scared i have ever been. >> reporter: disorder called sleep paralysis, people who suffer from it are awake but unable to move, lily has had it since she was a child. >> sometimes it is a wrist on, sometimes my body is a prison. >> reporter: tim hall had one episode but the experience is still vivid. >> all of a sudden i wake up, i could not move at all. >> reporter: experience horrifying hall lose nations, scary menacing shadow people that seem very real and they are helpless to do anything bit. >> when i see them coming toward me, i am terrified. >> like being tied up in a straight jacket, and then you feel like there is a stranger in your room. >> reporter: researchers say sleep parallel zest occurs when body is moving from the
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wrapped eye movement to rem sleep to wake fullness for reasons not understood the transition is not completed. the person is awake but bodies ability to movies not yet activated. they say anywhere from five to 20 percent of people experience it. >> it is a frightening feeling, definitely. >> reporter: sleep experts say the disorder is not harmful and she says there are ways to get through it with less fear. >> it the will usually pass if you just relax, and try to initiate some movement with your hand or wiggle your toes or fingers, that will help you snap out of it. >> reporter: doctors also say that sleeping on your side instead of your back can help prevent sleep paralysis which often happens during period of sleep deprivation. also tonight, on the cbs-3 healthwatch a new study suggest cranberry products may not offer protection from urinary tract infections after all. researchers studied nursing home resident and found cranberry capsules did not prevent or cure uti's.
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editorial released with the study says perhaps it is time to find better ways to treat these types of infections as this research was published today in the journal of the american medical association. >> yeah, always interesting when you hear these wife's tails. >> cran write juice. >> and they get debunked. >> that sleep paralysis. >> wow. >> thank you, stephanie. well, we are in for a cold, damp night so why not spend it doing something fun. >> meteorologist kate bilo is live with the the forecast from behind the scenes of the terror behind the walls, kate. >> reporter: jessica and ukee, it is a little dangerous to be standing in the place like this and have your back not guarded because anybody could come up behind me at the moment and i have been scared more than ones. everybody is getting into character. we will take you behind the scenes. we're in the make up room. atmosphere is great. the these people are ready to scare. it is perfect night. hear rain coming down behind me looking very dreary and
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spooky here at terror behind walls at eastern state penitentiary. lets start off with the weather forecast, toward the city, our live neighborhood network camera at palmyra cove nature park and we are heading toward city and we are seeing a lot of gloom out there this evening, it is foggy, damp, it is really just down right miserable. there is no other word for it, beyond that it is cold, temperatures only in the 50's, and you can see on storm scan three we have a lot of green out there, it does look like treeing rain threat has ended for the most part for poconos as temperatures have listen just slightly above freezing. we will look at the temperatures, chilly day, temperatures stuck in the 50's, feels colder then that that raw damp cold that gets in your bones and you cannot shake it all day long. how long will rain be with us? lets look at our future weather model and we will go through next couple days, you can see how cold it is, they have had snow in new york state and new england, luckily we got the out without any snow but as we go through tonight still at least
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scattered showers, downpours especially through 9:00 o'clock. by midnight we will see it break up across the area and some showers start to move off shore and then by early tomorrow morning all of the rain moves out of here. we will clear it the out and in store for a blustery chilly and sunny finish to the workweek. your jet stream pattern over weekend changes completely, jet stream rises to the north and allowing warmer air to invite from the south. that means we have got temperatures heading there below normal to above normal. we will skip normal all together and go from the 50's right to the 70's feeling great but tomorrow heading for long weekend down the shore and poconos despite sunshine it will be chilly. fifty's down the shore. forty's in the poconos and it will be blustery. your seven day forecast we have nice weather for weekend, it is a big weekend where i am at eastern state penitentiary, big weekend heading in to halloween on monday, weekend is warm, monday, for trick or treaters, not quite as warm but then we have temperatures in the 60's next week and
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everything is going to feel comfortable, great stretch once we get through this damp, dreary, chilly night. i said it before, i will say it again to be at a place like this, and joining me right now... creeping me out i have to tell you, mike mazeo, can you break character for one minute. >> what do we call it the fourth law here and tell me what do you do at eastern state every night. >> i'm an assistant manager here. i help control flow of the line and other than that i'm a zombie. >> you kind of look normal in your outfit and then to they see your face and do a total double take. >> yes, definitely. >> maybe i'm too nice of a person but i feel like i would feel bad scarring the daylight out of people do you feel bad for people. >> not the at all, not one bit, i enjoy it. >> what do you tap into to turn into this kind of character. >> as soon as make up, the eyes, costume, i am a different person.
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>> you just become this character. >> yes. >> how many people do you get the eye scream out of any given night. >> all night long. >> yes, this is what you will find, even if they look normal walking up to you watch out for contact lenses, make up is amazing, it is going on behind me right now. i will get out of here before the sun goes down because he is creeping me out, right now, thanks very much, mike. mike might be scarring you in line this evening, doors opened up very shortly at eastern state penitentiary and it is perfect creepy night for it, you this back to you in the studio. >> mike, can you break character please, mike. >> kate, thanks. >> this is bain of many parent existing the bottle challenge. >> kid flip water bottles and try to land them straight up. they flip them over and over and over and trust our producer on this, it can be very annoying. in belgium they have held a bottle flip championship. junior high student organized
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well, tonight on cbs it is premiere of the new drama pure genius. >> medicine goes high tech when a tech titan enlists a top surgeon to work in the cutting edge hospital featuring state of the art treatment, let take a look. >> are you okay? >> no scan in margot's heart. >> the worst. >> i don't know if i can do it.
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>> you are the the best there is. you will nail it. >> this isn't programming a computer. >> there is only one way to remove the tumor and a million ways that could go wrong. >> my physical scalpel, miss buys a millimeter. >> what if i can give you you a new chance to get it right. >> we have spoke with the show's stars actors der moth muscle rooney and other stars. >> is there a great familiarity to the ge nre a medical drama that people can really feel familiar with, in that you'll meet wonderful people that come in with their medical dilemmas. the it is not so much an emergency room she but we have our share of emergencies. >> we do. >> but what you'll see is solutions, how things get fixed, and it is really been exciting to be involved with. >> i like it like that. that is good. you will see premiere of pure genius tonight at 10:00 right here on cbs-3 followed by
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"eyewitness news" at 11:00. space shuttle discovery is a national treasure but only visitors to the smith zone yan air and space museum can see it. >> now a massive photo shoot will make it accessible from anywhere in the world. weijia jiang has a sneak peak from virginia. >> reporter: the smithsonian's digital team is conn talking the biggest photo the owe shoot in the history of national, air and space museum. by the end of the scanning process how many pictures do you think you will have taken. >> wees hate we will have taken between 5,010,000 mega pixel images of the shuttle. >> reporter: designers are putting pictures together to create a 3t scan of the space shuttle discovery. it will look similar to this finish scan have of the apollo command module but discovery project will detail the entire spacecraft, at 124 feet long, and over 50 feet tall, that requires, some heavy lifting. >> the goal, of this project, is to document this object,
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using 3-d measurement tools and deliver that to the public so school can 3-d print this object, view it on line and they will be able to view tonight virtual reality. >> museum visitors can only see the shuttle from the outside, but the 3-d version will allow them to explore, inside, too. valerie thiel cure rates all of the shuttle exhibit. >> picking up all of the nuances of power, shape, texture, they are going to bring this space shuttle to life. >> reporter: the team has also completed scans of a t trex dinosaur. >> illuminated by ten different lighting conditions good this portrait used to create a bust, it is aiming to deliver a 3-d experience, that is out of this world. weijia jiang for cbs-3 "eyewitness news". out of this world for sure. >> that is "eyewitness news" at 5:00. >> now at 6:00 we are following breaking news display cases smashed and merchandise stolen a at
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northeast philadelphia amaze i's what the thieves got the away with and what police are now looking for. imagine getting out of your car and then getting your purse snatched pie robbers, that is what is allegedly happening in cheltenham township. i'm anita oh see surveillance video that can help police catch the suspect. a settlement reached, legal fight between amtrak and deadly train derailment comes to an end. we will have have details of the deal. and then this. new jersey division of civil rights filed a complaint against a preschool train. i'm going to tell you why they unlawfully expelled the child with the down syndrome we will continue to follow breaking news, robbers rush into a northeast philadelphia macy's smashing display cases and making off with merchandise. tonight, the search for suspect is on and police are already having a lead. good evening, i'm ukee
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washington. i'm jessica dean. "eyewitness news" reporter alexandria hoff is live from roosevelt mall in northeast fail with more on how this all happen, alex. >> reporter: it was clear through social media posts that some people inside this macy's at the time thought they heard gunshots but we have been told that was just a sound of a hammer, against glass. this happened inside of the macy's in the roosevelt mall off of roosevelt boulevard and cottman avenue around 2:30 when three males smashed through a case containing watches and fled. unknown quantity was taken. police say stores checking inventory to find out and see if any other items were stolen. authorities say that the trio fled in a silver mercedes benz 350 sedan, now that description matches the getaway vehicle involved in the early tuesday smash and grab theft at boyds in center city. in that incident another reek will was used to smash through


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